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RHODODENDRON 'Cunningham's White'



Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£22.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each


Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2021 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
also Large £45.00 each 

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2021

 

  • Evergreen - leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - pale mauve fading to white with yellow, brown and purple spots
  • Height - 2.2m (7ft)
  • Spread - 2.2m (7ft)
  • Tall Shrub - compact shrub. Produces lax trusses of funnel-shaped flowers 5-6cm (2-2½in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - shallow planting is essential. Good for difficult situations and makes good shelter
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. J. Cunningham, UK, 1830.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Core Plants - Rhododendron -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Oblanceolate - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Neutral to alkaline soil - tolerates slightly alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
2.2m (7ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.2m (7ft)
 

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